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Most Asia shares inch up as signals on trade talks awaited

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 10:22 GMT

Asian shares edged up on Thursday on a weaker dollar and hopes of more economic stimulus in China, but many stocks seesawed as markets awaited some details on this week’s U.S.-China trade talks amid hopes an all-out trade war can be averted.

Asia buoyed by post-election Wall St rally, dollar bounces

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 10:10 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was last up 0.8 percent to stand at its highest since Oct. 8.

Asia rises as stimulus hopes lift Chinese stocks amid trade row

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 08:48 GMT

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was up 1.3 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index rose more than 1 percent following a surge of 1.8 percent the previous day.

Asia stocks retreat; weakness in China outweighs NAFTA trade optimism

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 08:04 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX each slipping about 0.1 percent and France’s CAC inching up 0.05 percent.

Asian shares slide on fresh trade worries, bonds fragile

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 09:03 GMT

European shares are expected to fall, with financial spread-betters see Britain’s FTSE, France’s CAC, Germany’s DAX opening 0.4 percent lower.

Asian shares fall on soft China data, trade war fears

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 08:19 GMT

Official data showed China’s economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 percent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters.

Stocks, commodities recover after latest trade war jolt

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open higher, with Britain’s FTSE gaining 0.3 percent, Germany’s DAX adding 0.35 percent and France’s CAC 0.4 percent.

Asian stocks pick up steam as hopes of policy support lift China

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 08:27 GMT

S&P 500 futures ESc1 turned higher, rising 0.3 percent and pointing to possible gains on Wall Street after major U.S. indexes closed lower Tuesday.

Asian stocks rebound, euro pulls off lows as anxiety over Italy recedes

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:24 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.6 percent after slumping on Wednesday to its weakest since early April.

Stocks punished as inflation shadow spooks bonds

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 07:42 GMT

Asian shares fell the most in over a year on Monday as fears of resurgent inflation battered bonds.

Asia stocks slip as high bond yields weigh, dollar steadies

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 07:15 GMT

Asia stocks pulled further back from record highs on Wednesday as the recent rise in global bond yields weighed on equities.

Asia shares extend bull run, dollar crawls off lows

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 07:24 GMT

Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.5 percent as the yen eased a little, while South Korea notched a record.